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2022 Sep

Clin Case Rep



Refractory gastroduodenal ulcers: A rare complication with Bloom syndrome.


Usami M, Ikawa Y, Sakai Y, Fujiki T, Wada T
Clin Case Rep. 2022 Sep; 10(9).
PMID: 36110332.


Bloom syndrome patients often develop severe gastrointestinal symptoms mainly caused by gastric tumors due to DNA repair disorder. Here, we report 31-year-old Bloom syndrome patient suffering persistent abdominal pain due to refractory gastroduodenal ulcers which required gastroduodenectomy. Various causes should be considered, and the accumulation of their reports is warranted.